Theme Matrix and Styles Covered

 

Works Themes
  Identity and alienation Role of religion Relation of God(s) to man Role of women Honor Wisdom literature Determinism/Fate/control Tradition and Modern Values Colonial/Post-colonial issues
Gilgamesh X X X X X   X    
David X X X X X   X    
Creation stories X   X X          
Folktales X     X X X X    
The Poem of Imru-Ul-Quais X       X        
Qur’an readings

  • Sura 26 The Poets
  • Sura 27 The Ants
  • Sura 28 The Story
  • Sura 72 Noah
  • Sura 4 Women
  X X     X X    
Rumi poems   X X     X      
Abu Nuwas poems X       X X      
Al-Jahiz selections from The Book Misers X         X X    
Sa’adi selections from The Golestan   X       X X    
1001 Nights X     X X X X    
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